Type details for Local Government District

Type:Local Government District
Identifier:LG_DIST
Number of units in system: 2174
Geographical Level: 9 (Middle-level District)
ADL Feature Type:countries, 3rd order divisions
May be part of: Administrative County , Conurbation
May have as parts: Parish-level Unit , Local Govt. Ward
May have succeeded: Ancient District
May have preceded: District/Unitary Authority
Possible status values: London City Corporate (LCC) , London Borough (LB) , County Borough (CB) , Metropolitan Borough (MetB) , County Corporate (CC) , Municipal Borough (MB) , Urban District (UD) , Rural District (RD)

Full Description:

An administrative unit used to divide up an administrative county. They include Urban and Rural Districts, County Boroughs, Municipal Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs and London Boroughs.